Posted 16 января 06:11

Published 16 января 06:11

Modified 16 января 06:54

Updated 16 января 06:54

Belarus and Russia have launched joint combat aviation exercises

16 января 2023, 06:11
Military units of Russia and Belarus have begun joint tactical flight exercises of aviation.

As Kommersant reports with reference to the data of the Ministry of Defense of Belarus, joint military aviation exercises of the armed forces of the Republic and the Russian Federation are held on the territory of Belarus, all airfields and training grounds of the Air Force and Air Defense forces of Belarus are involved in the event.

"The military formation of the aerospace forces is participating from the Russian side", - the message says.

Earlier it was reported that artillery units were put on alert in Belarus on January 13. They were mobilized to carry out the tasks of combat coordination of the regional grouping of troops of Russia and Belarus. Recall that on the eve of this event it became known about the withdrawal of part of the Ukrainian troops to the Belarusian border. In addition, the Ukrainian authorities reported on the construction of fortifications in the Rivne region of the country, which is located on the border with Belarus. The military began to dig trenches and build defensive structures. Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky called on the military to be prepared for various scenarios.